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June 22, 2008 12TH SUNDAY

“Veil of Veronica”

by Domenico Fetti, c.1618-1622 Rev. Mark Taheny, Administrator Rev. Edmund (Ted) Shipp, In Residence Deacon Roger Beaudry Deacon Joseph LeBlanc St. Veronica Rectory: 588-1455 / Fax 588-1481 Office Hours: Monday to Friday - 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Administrative Assistant: Gail Andrews Office Manager: Pat Weber St. Veronica School: 589-3909 Principal: Teri Pallitto Religious Education Office: 871-5607 Music Director: Christopher Lindstrom 588-1455 ext. 50

Mass Schedule
Saturday Evening: Sundays: Eve of Holy Days: Holy Days: Monday-Saturday: 5:00 pm 6:45, 8:00, 9:30, 11:00AM, and 12:30PM 5:30PM 6:30, 8:30AM, & 7:30PM 6:30 & 8:30AM Saturdays: 3:30-5:00PM Monday-Saturday: Monday-Friday: Sunday:


Liturgy of the Hours

Morning Prayer at 6:00AM

Eucharistic Adoration
9:00AM — 9:00PM 1:30PM — 9:00PM

Welcome New Parishioners!
Please fill this out and return it to the parish rectory, or simply drop it in the collection basket.
Name(s) __________________________________________ Name(s) __________________________________________ Address __________________________________________ City & Zip ________________________________________ Phone ___________________________________________ E-mail: ___________________________________________ Updating Current Parish Registration Send Sunday Envelopes Moving / Please remove from mailing list. Please call me.

Mass Intentions
6/22 6:45 Virginia Raymundo (Thanksgiving) Mon 6/23 6:30 Eugenio Bonaguidi 8:30 Novena Tue 6/24 6:30 Poor Souls in Purgatory 8:30 Novena Wed 6/25 6:30 Flordelis Perez 8:30 Novena Thu 6/26 6:30 Emiliano Villa Fuerte 8:30 Kevin & Mike Folan, Sr. Fri 6/27 6:30 Keersten Juarez 8:30 William Dill Sat 6/28 6:30 William Cox 8:30 Antoinette Ghiorso 5:00 Lily Morales Sun 6/29 6:45 Zenaida Hoh Please say a prayer for our many sick, homebound and hospitalized parishioners who are unable to attend Mass. Pray for those who have recently died… Bernie Eleria & Catherine D’Acquisto “Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord…” Sun

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION Since the Blessed Sacrament, when exposed, must never be left unattended, Adorers are needed for the following day and times:
Sundays: Wednesday: Thursdays: 1:30-2pm, 2-3pm, 3-4pm, 4-5pm, 6-7pm 3-4pm, 4-5pm, 8-9pm 1-2pm, 3-4pm, 5-6pm

Questions or information? call Patty Sadaya at (415) 350-2507.

Religious Education News Registration for Fall of 2008
New Registration forms: NEW families are welcome to pick up a registration form during the week at the Rectory. Please return completed forms along with your tuition and a copy of your child’s Baptism Certificate. O UR L ADY ’ S M INISTRY 5 th A NNUAL D INNER & A UCTION Saturday, June 28th at 6 PM St. Veronica Parish Center Guest Speakers: Cardinal Vidal & Msgr. Ramirez (Philippines) Bishop Piniero (Peru) Eduardo Verastegui & Leo Severino from the movie “Bella” Minimum donation $25/person for dinner Dinner & Raffle tickets are available after Sunday Masses on June 22 100% of the proceeds goes directly to help the poor and needy in the Philippines, Africa, & South America. Support this great cause! And have a wonderful evening! call (415) 467-4747 or (510) 538-8810.
Wherever you go during the Summer, God will be with you. Remember to thank Him at Sunday Mass, and to join your prayers with those of people around the world. We need your fidelity!

Second Harvest Food Bank needs brown grocery bags for food distribution. If you have brown bags to donate, please call Darlene Wehner at 588-4102, or bring them to the rectory office. Second Harvest needs drivers to deliver food to clients on Tuesday mornings 10am - 12pm. Call Mary Beaudry at 219-6689. The 2nd Collection next weekend June 28th & 29th will be for Peter’s Pence (Holy Father). Church Support $7,079.50 - Sunday Collection 1,316.00 - Maint. of Parish Bldgs. & Grounds $8,395.50 - Total Saint Veronica Parish depends on your support.


As we all know during the Summer months when the children are out of school, it becomes a time to rent and go to see the movies we haven’t had time to see during the busy school year. Sometimes families are not always sure of a movie, is it good for the whole family, just the younger children, teens or just for adults. If you do need some assistance deciding on movies for the family, you can go to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops website:, click on there movies category to get a listing of current and older movies. They will give a description of each movie, and a rating if it is for family, teens or adults, also you can even get information on current television programming and even for theatrical events. This is a wonderful way to get information on movies, television programming, and the theatre when not sure of what is appropriate for family member viewing. In 1995 for the 100th Anniversary of the cinema, the Vatican complied a list of the 45 great films for viewing, divided into the following categories of “Religion”, “Values”, and “Art”. Here is the list they came up with:

Andrei Rubiev (1969) - Adults & Adolescents Babette’s Feast (1988) - Adults & Adolescents Ben-Hur (1959) - General Audience The Flowers of St. Francis (1950) - General Audience Francesco (1989) - Adults The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1966) - General Audience La Passion de Notre Seigneur Jesus-Christ (1905) - Not on Video A Man for All Seasons (1966) - Adults The Mission (1986) - Adults Monsieur Vincent (1947) - General Audience Nazarin (1958) - Adults Ordet (1954) - Adults The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928) - Adults & Adolescents The Sacrifice (1986) - Adults Therese (1986) - Adults

Au Revoir les Enfants (1988) - Adults & Adolescents The Burmese Harp (1956) - Adults & Adolescents Decalogue (1988) - Adults Gandhi (1982) - Adults & Adolescents It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) - Adults & Adolescents Open City (1945) - Adults The Seventh Seal (1956) - Adults Wild Strawberries (1958) - Adults The Bicycle Thief (1949) - Adults & Adolescents Chariots of Fire (1981) - General Audience Dersu Uzala (1978) - General Audience Intolerance (1916) - Adults On the Waterfront (1954) - Adults & Adolescents Schindler’s List (1993) - Adults The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978) - Adults & Adolescents

Citizen Kane (1941) - Adult & Adolescents Fantasia (1940) - General Audience La Strada (1956) - Adults The Leopard (1963) - Adults Metropolis (1926) - Adults & Adolescents Napoleon (1927) - Adults & Adolescents Stagecoach (1939) - Adults & Adolescents The Wizard of Oz (1939) - Adults & Adolescents 8 1/2 (1963) - Adults, with reservations Grand Illusion (1937) - Adults & Adolescents The Lavender Hill Mob (1951) - Adults & Adolescents Little Women (1933) - General Audience Modern Times (1936) - General Audience Nosferatu (1922) - Adults & Adolescents 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) - Adults & Adolescents

Also here is a listing of their Top 10 films & Top 10 Family films for 2007 which you may enjoy viewing if you haven’t seen any of them yet.

2007 Top 10 Films
Amazing Grace - PG-13 Beyond the Gates - Adults The Kite Runner - PG-13 The Lives of Others - Adults The Rape of Europa - Adults & Adolescents Artic Tale - General Audience Bridge of Terabithia - Adults & Adolescents Evan Almighty - Adults & Adolescents Mr. Bean’s Holiday - General Audience Shrek the Third - Adults & Adolescents Bella & Juno - PG-13 Into Great Silence - General Audience Lars and the Real Girl - PG-13 The Namesake - PG-13 Ratatouille - General Audience

2007 Top 10 Family Films
Bee Movie - General Audience Enchanted - General Audience Fred Claus - Adults & Adolescents Martian Child - Adults & Adolescents Underdog - General audience

Hopefully this will be a helpful website for many of you. Have an enjoyable summer and happy viewing!

Reflection by Father Ted – June 16, 2008
My Lord Jesus, everyday You try to teach me. Help me to be willing to learn from You. You have so much to teach me. I have so much to learn. The chief lesson that You want to teach me is this: God is love. When He created me – in His image and in His likeness, He made me out of love. He made me to love – just as He loves. I know that before I can love, I must realize that I am loveable. Part of that responsibility has been given to my parents. That is why You remind parents on the day of the baptism of their child that they are the first teachers of their child and we pray that they be the best of teachers. But to teach they must first be taught. You have given to us, Your disciples, the command to teach – just as You taught Your first disciples. You taught them by words and by actions – above all by the way You lived and by the way You died. You told Your first disciples to teach others everything that You taught them. What did You teach – essentially – that God is love and he who abides in love abides in God and God in him. You taught them what the Father taught the Israelites through Moses – the commandments. You clarified the meaning of the commandments to Your disciples. You brought them to fulfillment. After the greatest commandment – which is to love God with our whole heart, soul, mind and strength – with our whole being – in everything, You reminded us that the new commandment is to love others – not as we love ourselves – but as You love each one of us. So help me Jesus to love as You have taught – to love Your Father, to love You, and to love Your Holy Spirit. So help me Jesus to love others as You love me. Help me to love.

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